The "Three, Three, Three Trends in One!" Ensemble

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    The Facts
    Fabric | Printed stretch cotton sateen scraps (this is the last of it, I swear!) $8 for 2 yards that I've used every inch of! Origami Crane print cotton $4 a yard. (Both from Fabric.com, of course)
    Patterns | Simplicity 2693 for the top. I cut it off at the full slip line and eliminated the center back piece. I started out making Tilly's Picnic Blanket Skirt, but went off program once I realized I didn't want to make buttons.
    Year | The slip pattern is from the 1940s.
    Notions | Elastic and a metal zip (from the grandma stash). Boy, can you feel those teeth! I still need to add a button to the side.
    Time to complete | 2 or 3 hours?? The tip was a bit fiddly, but really simple. And I made the skirt harder than it needed to be because, apparently, the easier something should be the harder time I have with it.
    First worn | Out and about with my oldest. Running party errands (her graduation party is Saturday) and grocery shopping.
    Wear again? | Yes, definitely. I felt a bit shy without my sweater on, but I really like the way it looks in pictures so I think I'll be a bit bolder next time around.
    Total price | About $5. The elastic was free, I have a TON of it that my sister gave me.
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    1. marec61354 22 months ago | reply

      Great outfit-it suits you :-)

    2. Nettie C. 22 months ago | reply

      Thank you!!!

    3. delfinelise 22 months ago | reply

      Thats a gorgeous outfit, and the photo is great! There´s such a summer vibe to it! :-)

    4. zozowahine 22 months ago | reply

      Wow! You look AMAZING!!!!! Awesome garments and awesome photo. You have a lot to teach me in cool photography I feel!

    5. Nettie C. 22 months ago | reply

      Thank you, Zoe!!

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